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A guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe. Exhibitions are open Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm, and the first Saturday of the month 10am-4pm.  Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M54WX  https://www.wcml.org.uk/

On 27 and 28 March 2019, the University of Leeds will host a conference on exile and repression in the twentieth century. The event is timed to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War and will have a specific focus on Spaniards in exile after the conflict.

Basque Children of ‘37  8PM Bolton Socialist Club, Wood Street, Bolton.

Simon Martinez of the Basque Children of ‘37 Association talks on the experience of the child refugees at Bolton Socialist club.   www.boltonsocialistclub.org.uk/index.php

The Blockade Runners memorial will be unveiled at 12 noon on Saturday March 2 on the Clyde Walkway by Jamaica Street Bridge, followed by music and entertainment from The Wakes and others at the Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA

2 pm.  The curator of the Guernica exhibition, Nicola Ashmore,gives an illustrated talk exploring Guernica and its remakings as a call to action, pushing back at those in power who choose to act to the detriment of civilians.

The guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe. 

Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M54WX  https://www.wcml.org.uk/

12noon, unvieling of new IB Memorial.  More details to follow.

Football & the Spanish Civil War.  Speakers include:

Sid Lowe, The Guardian's Spanish football correspondent and author of Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism: The Juventud de Acción Popular in Spain, 1932-1937 and Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry

A festival to celebrate the life of Twm Sbaen, a miner from Rhos who went to fight Franco's fascists in the Spanish Civil War.

Gwyl i ddathlu Twm Sbaen, glowr o Rosllanerchrugog aeth i ymladd ffasgwyr Franco yn Rhyfel Cartref Sbaen.
6 April - 11.45 Queen Square, Wrexham - Cambria Band march - 1pm Ty Pawb Talks/Films 8pm Music and poetry - ends 1.45

1.00am – 2 pm A conference taking place as part of theCool Cymru’ Weekend on Saturday 28th September.